Birthdays in History in October 1944

  • Oct 2 Peter Hobson, headmaster (Giggleswick School)
  • Oct 2 Vernor [Steffen] Vinge, American sci-fi author (Witling, True Names)
  • Oct 3 Roy Horn, German-American Las Vegas entertainer (Siegfried & Roy)
  • Oct 3 Pierre Deligne, Belgian mathematician
  • Oct 3 Bob Riley, American politician, governor of Alabama
  • Oct 5 Ben Korthals, Dutch politician and lawyer (VVD)
  • Oct 6 Merzak Allouache, director (Salut Cousin, Amour a Paris)
  • Oct 7 Donald Tsang, Former Chief executive of Hong Kong (2005-1012), born in Hong Kong
  • Oct 8 Bruce A Morrison, (Rep-D-CT, 1983- )
  • Oct 10 Christopher N Dlamini, South African union/SACP-leader
  • Oct 10 Renier S Schoeman, South African MP (NP)/journalist
  • Oct 15 Mac Collins, (Rep-R-Georgia)
  • Oct 15 Sali Berisha, President of Albania
  • Oct 15 Haim Saban, Egyptian-born American media proprietor
  • Oct 18 Katherine Kurtz, UK, sci-fi author (Deryni Rising, Saint Camber)
  • Oct 21 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator
  • Oct 25 James Carville, American political stategist and commentator
  • Oct 25 Haruhiko Kuroda, Japanese Governor of the Bank of Japan, born in ┼îmuta, Fukuoka,
  • Oct 26 Ries Smits, Dutch economist and politician (CDA)
  • Oct 28 Anton Schlecker, German billionaire
  • Oct 29 Fausto Leali, Italian entertainer
  • Oct 29 Otto Wiesheu, German minister
  • Oct 30 Ahmed Chalabi, Iragi politician (supported US 2003 invasion), born in Kadhimiya, Baghdad (d. 2015)